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Selected Style 3-Door Coupe RS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Manual RS 23 33 $13,671 $15,740
3-Door Coupe Automatic RS 21 30 $14,289 $16,430
3-Door Coupe Manual GS 23 33 $15,541 $17,880
3-Door Coupe Automatic GS 21 30 $16,158 $18,580
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GS-T 23 31 $19,093 $21,960
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual AWD GSX 21 28 $21,767 $25,320
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GS-T 20 27 $19,830 $22,800
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic AWD GSX 19 25 $22,498 $26,170
2-Door Convertible Spyder Manual GS 22 30 $18,434 $21,200
2-Door Convertible Spyder Automatic GS 21 28 $19,057 $21,920
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Manual GS-T 23 31 $23,186 $26,660
2-Door Convertible Spyder Turbo Automatic GS-T 20 26 $23,931 $27,520
2-Door Coupe Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 28 $16,437 $18,359
2-Door Coupe Automatic 21 27 $17,153 $19,159
2-Door Coupe Manual SE 22 28 $19,695 $21,999
2-Door Coupe Automatic SE 21 27 $20,411 $22,799
2-Door Coupe Manual LE 22 28 $21,888 $24,449
2-Door Coupe Automatic LE 21 27 $22,605 $25,249
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,671
$16,437
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,740
$18,359
Monthly Payment Estimate
$262 / month
$306 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 47.2 42.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 52.0
Second Head Room (in) 34.3 34.3
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.2 50.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 51.0
Second Leg Room (in) 28.4 21.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 79.1 70.8
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 4.5
Length, Overall (in) 172.4 177.2
Height, Overall (in) 49.8 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 98.8 99.4
Liftover Height (in) 37.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 68.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4 58.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 16.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 34.0 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 8.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.9 10.0 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 17.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.58 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 31.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.40 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.0 34.6
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/70HR14 P195/60HR15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70HR14 P195/60HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2754 2741
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 7.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 356
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4800 160 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 6000 155 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 28
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.417 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.125 1.90
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.944 4.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.029 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.538 3.32
Clutch Size (in) 8.858 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.360 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.810 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Eclipse Nissan 240SX
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.63 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Ind. Multi-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front Ind. Multi-link Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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